Poppy Parade, Crackle Paint ~ Just a Note…..

Sometimes you just need a card so you can send a message, nothing specific but just a note.  It could say thinking of you inside or thank you, speedy recovery ~ I guess just about anything that will make someone’s day when they open the envelope.

The Crafting Forever stamp set has a stamp with just 3 pens and I love it, I have paired it with the Crackle Paint Background Stamp then rooted around in my stash to find the “Just a Note…. greeting which is from one of the Saleabration sets (now no longer available 😦 )

Card base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 Poppy Parade Card ~ scored @ 4 1/4

Layer 1: 5 1/4 x 4 Very Vanilla Card

Layer 2:  3 3/4 x 2 1/2 Poppy Parade Card

Layer 3: 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 Very Vanilla Card

Ink Colors: Poppy Parade and Sahara Sand

I used my Stamparatus to stamp with the background stamp – I find it so much easier than holding one of the really large blocks (I have arthritis in a couple of fingers on my right hand due to dislocating them playing netball when I was 12!)

Click here to see my video for this technique

All the edges of the Very Vanilla layers have been sponged with Sahara Sand ink and Stampin Sponges.  The 3/8 Poppy Parade Striped ribbon is just a perfect embellishment attached to layer 1 before attaching to the base card with 4 – 5 Stampin Dimensionals.  The panel with the pens is also popped up on 4 Stampin Dimensionsals.

Click here to see how I do my faux knots as part of my Mastering Ribbon Series.

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